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Manual Reference Pages  -  NET::NSCA::CLIENT::INITIALPACKET (3)

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NAME

Net::NSCA::Client::InitialPacket - Implements initial packet for the NSCA protocol

CONTENTS

VERSION

This documentation refers to version 0.009002

SYNOPSIS



  use Net::NSCA::Client::InitialPacket;

  # Create a packet from scratch
  my $packet = Net::NSCA::Client::InitialPacket->new(
      initialization_vector => $iv,
      unix_timestamp        => time(),
  );

  # Create a packet recieved from over the network
  my $recieved_packet = Net::NSCA::Client::InitialPacket->new($recieved_data);



DESCRIPTION

Represents the initial packet used in the NSCA protocol.

CONSTRUCTOR

This is fully object-oriented, and as such before any method can be used, the constructor needs to be called to create an object to work with.

    new

This will construct a new object.
new(%attributes) %attributes is a HASH where the keys are attributes (specified in the ATTRIBUTES section).
new($attributes) $attributes is a HASHREF where the keys are attributes (specified in the ATTRIBUTES section).
new($packet_string) $packet_string is a string of the data packet in the network form.

ATTRIBUTES



  # Get an attribute
  my $value = $object->attribute_name;



    initialization_vector

This is a binary string, which is the exact length of the constant $INITIALIZATION_VECTOR_LENGTH. If a string less than this length is provided, then it is automatically padded with NULLs. If not specified, this will default to random bytes generated by a Crypt::Random.

    server_config

This specifies the configuration of the remote NSCA server. See Net::NSCA::Client::ServerConfig for details about using this. Typically this does not need to be specified unless the NSCA server was compiled with customizations.

    unix_timestamp

This is a UNIX timestamp, which is an integer specifying the number of non-leap seconds since the UNIX epoch. If not specified, this will default to the current timestamp, provided by time().

METHODS

    to_string

This methods returns the string representation of the initial packet. This string representation is what will be sent over the network.

DEPENDENCIES

o Data::Rand::Obscure 0.020
o Moose 0.89
o MooseX::StrictConstructor 0.08
o Net::NSCA::Client::ServerConfig
o namespace::clean 0.04

AUTHOR

Douglas Christopher Wilson, <doug at somethingdoug.com>

BUGS AND LIMITATIONS

Please report any bugs or feature requests to bug-net-nsca-client at rt.cpan.org, or through the web interface at <http://rt.cpan.org/NoAuth/ReportBug.html?Queue=Net-NSCA-Client>. I will be notified, and then you’ll automatically be notified of progress on your bug as I make changes.

I highly encourage the submission of bugs and enhancements to my modules.

LICENSE AND COPYRIGHT

Copyright 2009 Douglas Christopher Wilson.

This program is free software; you can redistribute it and/or modify it under the terms of either:
o the GNU General Public License as published by the Free Software Foundation; either version 1, or (at your option) any later version, or
o the Artistic License version 2.0.

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